2011 SCKO Kendo Rank Promotion Exam (April 17)

RSVP 3/29/2011

Date & Time: April 17, 2011 8:30 AM
Place: Osaka Sangyo University, Studio City
3921 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604

SCKO affiliated Dojo
Exam Fee Certificate Fees
Kyu 17 years & under $10.00 $10.00
Kyu 18 years & above $10.00 $20.00
1 Dan $15.00 $30.00
2 Dan $25.00 $40.00
3 Dan $35.00 $60.00
4 Dan $45.00 $80.00

2011 AUSKF Junior Championships Registration

RSVP ASAP (Latest March 18)

Tournament Date: June 19, 2011

Marina High School
15871 Springdale St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92649

• 9-years old and younger
• 10-11 years old
• 12-13 years old
• 14-15 years old
• 16-18 years old
• 13-under girls
• 14-18 girls
• Boys Team – 5 person team
• Girls Team – 3 person team

Fee: $25 per participant

2011 AUSKF Championships Representatives from BUTOKUDEN Kendo Dojo

BUTOKUDEN Kendo Members:

Please find below an important message from Morinaga Sensei, Manager of 2011 SCKO Team. This team will be representing SCKO in the 2011 AUSKF Championships.

From our Dojo we have the following representatives. Please join me congratulating them for their hard work!

Shintaro Takahashi

Senior Youth:
Hiroyuki Ogikubo
Osamu Miyawaki
Taishi Hori

Junior Youth:
Ryo Ogikubo
Cozo Gibbons

Senior Youth Girls:
Haruna Ariga

Junior Youth Girls:
Hiromi Miyawaki

There is less than 6 months to the AUSKF Championships. Let’s keep the hard work!


KENDO Practice Location and Schedule Starting February 1 (During the New Dojo Construction)

BUTOKUDEN Kendo Dojo Members:

This is the temporary schedule for the Kendo practices during the construction of the new Dojo.
CLICK HERE >>> Kendo Practice Temporary Schedule and Map After February 1

Kendo 1BU
Tuesdays and Thursdays (3:30 – 4:30PM)

E-BOGU Warehouse:
e-bogu.com Inc.
1581 Browning
Irvine, CA 92606
Phone: 949.756.8880

Direction from Old Dojo to New Dojo

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Kendo 2BU and 3BU
Tuesdays and Thursdays (7:00 – 9:00PM)

Tustin Dojo
Tustin Boys & Girls Club
580 W 6th St
Tustin, CA 92780

Direction from Old Dojo to Tustin Dojo

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Wednesday Open Practice
Cancelled during construction.

BUTOKUDEN Dojo Relocation Notice

Dear BUTOKUDEN Members and Friends:

As you may have already heard from your Senseis, we are currently building a new Dojo inside E-BOGU.COM warehouse. We will be moving out from our current Dojo on January 31. Please get information from your Sensei, as each of your Senseis will co-ordinate their class schedule during the transition. I would like to apologize the inconveniences during the move, but I am sure the new Dojo will be much better than our current one.

The new Dojo will be at E-BOGU.COM Warehouse which is located in the address below.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Taro Ariga


E-BOGU.COM, Inc. new address:

1581 Browning
Irvine CA 92606
Phone: 949.756.8880
(The Dojo is less than 1 mile from our current Dojo and about 3 minutes by car)

Directions from our current Dojo

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2011 Kubota Memorial Tournament (January 30, 2011)

BUTOKUDEN Kendo Members:

Here is an invitation for the Kubota Memorial Tournament.
The tournament is on January 30, and I need your answer by Thursday January 13.

Date: January 30 (Sunday) 8AM
Location: Wilson Park, Torrance (2200 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance)
Fee: $15 (15 and under)/$20 (16 and older)
Bento: $9 (if you like to purchase)
RSVP: January 13, Thursday

Please fill in the form below.

The tournament Divisions are the following:

1) 0-6 kyu (13 and under)
2) 5-4kyu
3) 3-1kyu
7) 1-2DAN
8 ) 3-4DAN
10) SENIORS A (50-59)
11) SENIORS B (60 and OLDER)